Today’s method of calculating Social Security COLAs isn’t keeping up with the realities of seniors’ spending, advocates say.
Americans bought 20 million smartphones in 2020’s second quarter, down from 22 million in 2019’s fourth quarter.
Yishay Waxman had to completely rethink his hands-on approach to running Thriver Technologies Inc., a Toronto-based food and culture platform for businesses, when the March shutdown was announced. Read More
WASHINGTON — Many poorer Americans will struggle to keep a foothold in the banking system due to economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after years of increasing access, a U.S. banking regulator said on Monday. Read More
In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantities of information generated. Researchers have now developed an entirely new method of image analysis. Based on algorithms used
OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says companies are hedging hiring plans and wage growth expectations in the coming months over heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
According to data published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), female participation in the labor market has risen over the past 35 years, with women now accounting for 52.5% of the total workforce. Despite this increase, gender
In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantities of information generated, Uppsala University researchers have now developed an entirely new method of image analysis. Based on
The 2020 general election is right around the corner and the political climate is heating up. Although Americans have relied on social media as a source of personal connectivity, many are choosing to tune out due to fatigue caused by
With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and media coverage calling out disparity throughout our culture, potential clients these days are paying much more attention to diversity. This appears to be a reflection of the polarization that is
Americans’ prospects for achieving a comfortable retirement have taken a number of hits in recent decades. Fewer and fewer workers have access to defined-benefit pensions, interest rates have been stubbornly low, and longevity keeps heading higher. Now the COVID-19 pandemic
The Social Security trust funds, created to help pay future retirement benefits when payroll tax revenues alone are no longer sufficient, will run dry sooner than previously predicted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recession it triggered. Social Security
French-based food and drinks group posted a 2.5% drop in like-for-like third-quarter sales.
This supplement presents an in-depth discussion on what lies ahead for DC plan sponsors as market volatility and uncertainty remain. Our experts discuss major retirement plan issues including participant communications, the growing role of technology, legislation and others.
SYDNEY — Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Monday it expects to operate less than 50% of its pre-pandemic passenger flight capacity in 2021 as it nears completion of a strategic review that could lead to major job
Michael Osterholm, the director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, delivered a stark warning on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview Sunday.
Roughly seven months after the coronavirus cut the ski season short at the height of spring break, resorts across the United States and Canada are slowly picking up the pieces and figuring out how to safely reopen this winter.
ATHENS — Greece’s recession-hit economy could shrink at a rate closer to its central bank’s worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic deepens, the head of the Bank of Greece said on Saturday. Read More
A new report examines the failures of California’s Employment Development Department to help residents obtain their unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.